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Teacher Superlatives

In February 2023, The Chariot held a Teacher Superlative contest and NHP's students, grades 9-12, voted for their top picks for many categories ranging from Runs on Dunkin' to Most Adventurous. The votes are in and, after some playful disputes...here are the results!


Kid at Heart: Ms. Calise and Mr. Chuba


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Ms. Calise and Mr. Chuba clown around as they cheerfully embrace their inner child.


Most Relatable: Mr. Maltese and Ms. Lombardo


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Mr. Maltese and Ms. Lombardo consistently sympathize with their students while they embark on their educational and emotional journeys.


Most Likely to Survive on a Desert Island: Mr. Sime and Dr. Lapiano-Smith


Source by Anna Detke

Mr. Sime and Dr. Lapiano-Smith gather their resources as they prepare for a sandy, deserted island in the company of their friend Wilson.


Most Likely to Star on Broadway: Mr. Basil and Ms. Caliendo


Source by Anna Detke

Mr. Basil and Ms. Caliendo prepare for their breakthrough debut on Broadway as NHP crowds go wild.


Does the Most for NHP: Mrs. Pincay and Mr. Maguire


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Mrs. Pincay and Mr. Maguire buckle up for their next adventure at New Hyde Park Memorial High School, ever-so-proud to be a Gladiator.


Biggest Comedian: Mr. Ferrara and Ms. Salcedo


Source by Anna Detke

Mr. Ferrara and Ms. Salcedo sweep the floor with their comedic timing, causing their students to often erupt into fits of laughter and giggles.


Runs on Dunkin': Mr. Novak and Ms. Sansotta


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Mr. Novak and Ms. Sansotta can rarely be seen without their daily fix of caffeine, going into withdrawal without it.


Most Adventurous: Ms. Gelber and Mr. Babolcsay


Source from Ms. Gelber and Mr. Babolcsay

Ms. Gelber and Mr. Babolcsay are simply unafraid of their teenage-ridden classrooms as they frequently climb the highest of mountains, embracing any challenge.


Most Likely to go Viral: Ms. Livoti and Mr. Testa


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Ms. Livoti and Mr. Testa are sure to rack up likes, shares and reposts on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and even Quora.


Most Likely to Respond to an Email at 3 a.m.: Ms. Kaspar and Mr. Stencel


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Ms. Kaspar and Mr. Stencel can always be counted on to reply to an email sent at even the darkest hours of the night.


Most Likely to Write a Cookbook: Ms. Mejia and Mr. Freiberg


Source by Anna Detke

Ms. Mejia and Mr. Freiberg cook Michelin-quality food, giving Gordon Ramsay a run for his money.


Ride or Dies: Mr. Shapiro and Mr. Testa


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

Not even gravity can pull apart Mr. Shapiro and Mr. Testa; when they are together, they do not even have to go fission for jokes.


Ride or Dies: Ms. Kaczmarczyk and Ms. Sansotta


Source by Mary Kay Mannle

The bond that connects Ms. Kaczmarczyk and Ms. Sansotta is just write as they take on English, yearbook and other endeavors.



3 commenti


Rachel Priest
Rachel Priest
15 feb 2023

Love these pictures!💖😂

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Rachel Houng
Rachel Houng
15 feb 2023

Too good 💕😂

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Xiana Mayo
Xiana Mayo
15 feb 2023

Love this!😂❤️

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